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Teaching Assistant (Including SEN) - Full-time/Part-time

St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Tunbridge Wells

  • Ref:KCC886-3754-127S
  • Posted:10/12/2018
  • Pay:Kent Range 3
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:17/12/2018 at 09:00
  • Interviews:Wednesday 19 December


Part time Teaching Assistant to include SEN 1:1 and Lunch Time Cover

4 days a week (possibly more/less)

Application Close date: Monday 17 December

Interview date: Wednesday 19 December


We are looking for a part time Teaching Assistant who will be required to support a child who has Social, Emotional and Behavioural needs.

The post is 24 hours and 40 minutes over four days. Starting at 8.45am - 3.25pm with half and hour for lunch. Kent Range 3.

Starting as soon as possible.


Previous experience of assisting children with SEN would be an advantage but training can be provided to the suitable candidate. The successful applicant will be committed to our high expectations and ethos of providing excellent quality learning opportunities, creative ideas and inspirational teaching.

You will be required to work over the school lunchtime period as part of the Mid-Day Supervisor team and be responsible for pupils including supervising play with peers, behaviour management, encouraging eating;

You will be required to support toilet training if necessary- changing clothes and personal care.

We require staff who have:

  • A clear understanding of Special Educational Needs and a strong sense of the importance of inclusion;
  • Previous experience of working with children in schools;
  • Previous experience of supporting children with speech and language needs and/or ASD would be an advantage;
  • The ability to work as part of a job-share;
  • High standards of work ethic and able to show initiative- proactively adapting to any situation that can arise;
  • The ability to form positive professional relationships with children, staff and parents;
  • The enthusiasm, self-motivation and team spirit to join our friendly school;
  • A minimum of Grade C GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths;
  • Will support the inclusive ethos of the school;
  • Good command of spoken ‘standard’ English;
  • A commitment to professional development and an expectation to undertake training related to this role;
  • High standards of personal presentation, punctuality, professional standards and team work;

You are welcome to visit the school prior to application.

You do not need to be Catholic to work at our school but a commitment to the Catholic ethos of the school is necessary.

Information about the school

St Augustine’s Catholic Primary School has strong links with our three feeder parishes, has enthusiastic and motivated children from a wide catchment area and diverse backgrounds, and a friendly and supportive staff. The curriculum is creative and well resourced. The school is close to the town centre and set in pleasant grounds.

In November 2015 Ofsted granted us Good with Outstanding Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare.

Job Contact Information


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.